Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Affirmative Action Versus Diversity?

The Defenders Online
(NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc.)
Posted By The Editors November 20th, 2010

By Kenneth J. Cooper

The word “diversity” has popular appeal, maybe more so these days than “affirmative action.” But who knew diversity and affirmative action are in conflict at many businesses and colleges?
Shirley Wilcher does. The executive director of the American Association of Affirmative
Action says human resources professionals who are members of the Washington, D.C.-based organization report that vaguely-defined diversity programs are crowding out or taking priority over affirmative action.

Full Story: http://www.thedefendersonline.com/2010/11/20/affirmative-action-versus-diversity/

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